A novel delivery system for perfume would ensure that a person smells better the more they sweat, scientists have said.
Six people are arrested in Canada on suspicion of running a prostitution ring, which smuggled nearly 500 women in to the country.
Will Ethiopia's teff be the next must eat 'super grain'?
The Greek government made "completely unrealistic promises" to voters that it cannot now fulfil, the former European Commission president tells the BBC.
America has a long history of televised debates. Ahead of Thursday's seven-strong debate in the UK election campaign, here's what the Brits could learn.
Testing a pregnant woman's blood for disorders in her unborn child promises 'dramatic' advances in medicine, say researchers.
US food giant Kraft is being accused by US watchdog the Commodities and Futures Commission of manipulating the price of wheat.
The laptop used to store top-secret documents leaked by National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden has gone on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
The fast-food giant McDonald's says it will raise the pay of more than 90,000 US employees to at least $1 above the legal minimum wage.
US Senator Bob Menendez, the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, is accused of using his influence to illegally benefit his long time friend, an eye doctor from Florida.
Serena Williams wins the 700th match of her career to reach the Miami Open semi-finals with victory over Sabine Lisicki.
The governor of California has announced the first mandatory water restrictions in the state's history after years of drought.
Messaging app developer Line filed for a second time to go public in Tokyo, with an eye toward an initial public offering as early as this year. (Nikkei)
The winner of Nigeria's presidential election, General Muhammadu Buhari, has singled out the threat of the militant Islamist group Boko Haram as the biggest problem facing the country.
The Iraqi government declares what it says is a "magnificent victory" over Islamic State militants in the city of Tikrit after a month-long siege.
Large quantities of plastic debris are building up in the Mediterranean Sea, say scientists.
Engineers create unpowered exoskeleton "boots" that use a spring and a ratchet to make human walking 7% more efficient.
Jockey Lewis Ferguson survives a spectacular fall from favourite Merrion Square at Wincanton.
Head teachers say they cannot be expected to "conduct surveillance" on young people, after warnings that more might travel to Syria during the school holidays.
Nine British nationals have been seized by Turkish authorities after trying to illegally enter Syria, armed forces in the country say.